Day: October 25, 2016

Why the Book “Lily and the Octopus” Made Me Laugh and Cry and Recommend It to All of My Friends

The last thing I wanted to do was read Lily and the Octopus, by Steven Rowley. The book is about a dog with cancer. My sweet Dolly girl has the disease and won’t likely last the year. I just didn’t want to go there. But then I accidentally left my Kindle on a plane and only had …

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6 Natural Treats That Are Good for Your Dog’s Teeth

Our dog Grant goes by a lot of names: “No Grant,” “Drop It Grant,” “Cut It Out Grant,” “God Grant Me the Patience,” and very occasionally, “Bud.” When I first adopted this little black-and-white ball of mischief, his foster-given name was actually “Granite.” But that was before I noticed his ongoing playtime propensity for chewing, …

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We Have a Candy Crush on Robyn Arouty’s Sweet Dog Photo Series

Robyn Arouty is a Houston-based photographer who’s all about using her art to get dogs adopted. She does this through Pocketshots, her pet portrait sessions from which she donates a portion of each sitting fee to local rescue groups. She also fills any open Pocketshots appointments on a given day with foster dogs; her clients sponsor their sitting fees, …

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